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Subway D-800 Plus Bass Head

SKU: # 488695   |   Model: # 6.D800PLUS   |    Product Reviews6 Reviews  Write a Review

Subway D-800 Plus Bass Head

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Subway D-800 Plus Bass Head
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The SUBWAY D-800+ addresses the player who wants enhanced frequency control and an FX Loop for outboard signal processing. The upscale 800+ expands upon the acclaimed D-800 preamp by including a more comprehensive Semi-Parametric EQ section, a BRIGHT switch, adjustable HI PASS Filter, and on the back panel, a Series FX Loop, Tuner Output and 1/4" MUTE footswitch jack.

Features:

• Madein Petaluma, California with the World's Finest Materials
• Class D Power with 8/4 or 2 Ohm Impedance Switch for optimum Power to Load Performance
• 800 Watts @ 4 or 2 Ohms (400 @ 8)
• Active/Passive Input Switch
• Play/Mute Switch
• Preamplifier features: Input Gain with Clip Indicator (O/D LED), Variable High-Pass Filter (30Hz 150Hz), Variable Voicing (Flat to Vintage Scoop), Fully Active 4-Band EQ (+/- 12dB of Bass, Low-Mid, High-Mid, Treble) with Sweepable (variable) Low-Mid (150Hz-1800Hz) & High-Mid (300Hz-5000Hz) Frequency Controls with Deep Switch (for enhanced low-end) & Bright Switch (for enhanced top-end) and Master Volume
• Balanced XLR Line Out with Pre/Post, Line/Mic & Ground Lift Switches
• Series FX Loop
• Tuner Output (back panel)
• Mute Footswitch Jack (footswitch sold separately)
• Headphone Output
• Auxiliary Input
• Protection & Limit LED Indicators
• 2 Speakon Speaker Output Jacks
• Fan Cooled
• Gig Bag w/Strap
• Format: Metal Head
• Weight: 6.3 lbs
• Dimensions: 2.625" H x 13.25"W x 10.15" D

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Powerful and Clean 0 of 0 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Edmonton South, Alberta
I’ve had a sound in my head that I have striving for with numerous different amp brands over the years and during covid-times and a 60th birthday, I decided to treat myself and buy a Mesa Boogie bass head. That sound I had in my head is now my reality. This D800 Plus is powerful, punchy and clean. The bass is tight, solid and not boomy and with the expanded tone controls, you can dial in most anything you can think of. I really appreciate the clarity of the high end which allows me to cut through the mix of two guitars and drums. I’m playing it through a Traynor 1x15 cabinet with an upgraded B&C driver and a Yorkville 2x10 cabinet with Eminence drivers and a horn for a total 4 ohm load. I may try some other cabinets to see how they sound with this head but honestly, I don’t know if I could any happier with the sound. We play fairly loud and I’ve got lots of power left in reserve. I admit Mesa Boogie gear is on the more expensive end and so one might question the value but to get this sound is worth it. A fine product
Posted by Rob Metcalf on Mar 27, 2021
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Amazing amp 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Halifax, Nova Scotia
I've never had a Mesa bass amp before and was a loyal Genz Benz user. From all aspects....power...tone...weight...quality....I am really happy with it. I combined it with the MB Subway 1x12 and 1x15 cabs and am still amazed about how it cuts through the rest of the music in our 4 piece rock cover band. A lot lighter that my Eden's and more punch.. The saying that you get what you pay for is really true with this amp
Posted by Bruce on Jun 7, 2020
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Absolutely incredible!! 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Cambridge, Ontario
This little amp is amazing!! It's easy to dial in a pleasing tone and there's plenty of power to rock the house down. If you buy this amp you're going to be a happy human.
Posted by Gabe Barnes on Nov 14, 2019
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Fantastic gigging bass amp. 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Edmonton North, Alberta
I have been playing with this great amp for over a year. From large festivals to small coffee shops, this amp has worked consistently well. Even detected a bad house speaker before a gig. The EQ and low-end roll-off have proven invaluable. Tons 'o power as well. Highly recommended.
Posted by Rich on Jul 18, 2019
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Great amp 0 of 0 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Pickering, Ontario
Pick this amp up you won't regret it, amazing tone
Posted by Scott on Apr 26, 2019
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Subway D 800+ 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Vancouver, British Columbia
Fantastic Bass Head. Light weight, Tons of power at 2, 4 or 8 ohm. You can dial up any tones with E.Q. and switches. Highly recommended.
Posted by Rob on Dec 27, 2018
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